Top 10 of the best beaches in Jalisco


The coastal strip of the state of Jalisco represents an important place in tourism development for Mexico. Likewise, the state has some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

Therefore, today we bring you the top 10 of the best beaches in Jalisco.

Yelapa Beach (Cabo Corrientes)

Its visitors often describe the place as “a paradise on earth,” which can only be reached by sea, taking a water taxi from Playa Los Muertos, through Puerto Vallarta, which takes 45 minutes.

In Yelapa you coexist with the rich biodiversity it has, its two magical waterfalls and the lush jungle that surrounds it.

Las Caletas Beaches (Cabo Corrientes)

Las Caletas is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy nature tourism, without sacrificing the taste for modern spas. It is actually four small beaches of no more than 250 meters of smooth golden sand, sheltered by lush virgin mountains, in the center of Bahía Banderas.

This bay, considered one of the best virgin beaches in Jalisco, can only be reached by sea, leaving from Puerto Vallarta.

Barra de Navidad Beach (Cihuatlán)

It offers visitors the best conditions for practicing activities such as skiing, surfing, fishing and diving.

In the town there is accommodation suitable for all budgets, even for those who travel as backpackers because this beach is where you can camp.

Tenacatita Beach (La Huerta)

Tecatita is one of the favorite beaches of young backpackers, as well as nature tourism lovers.

Along the bay you can find small restaurants for breakfast and lunch with affordable prices and it is another of the beaches for camping in Jalisco.

Las Gemelas Beach (Cabo Corrientes)

Las Gemelas is not suitable for visiting with children, the elderly or people with walking difficulties. It is a beach for adventure, for spending time with friends and having great fun, and for extreme sports practitioners who must even do so with caution due to the number of rocks that surround it.

Mismaloya Beach (Puerto Vallarta)

Mismaloya, an incredible landscape of sun and sand just 14 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, is home to small sales of typical local drinks and dishes, as well as an important resort.

Colomitos Beach (Cabo Corrientes)

It is one of the best beaches in Jalisco to reconnect with nature, to admire the majesty of the mountains and the breadth of the Pacific Ocean.

It is one of the smallest virgin beaches in Jalisco. Ideal to disconnect from the world because it is located in an environment in the middle of nature. To get there you need to take a boat or hike.

Majahuitas Beach (Cabo Corrientes)

They call Majahuitas beach the jewel of Cabo Corrientes. The ideal place for snorkeling and diving among reefs and incredible underwater caves inhabited by a great diversity of marine fauna. Swimming and paddleboarding are other popular sports practices here.

Punta Pérula Beach (De La Huerta)

Punta Perula, a small beach with calm waves on the shore for the little ones to enjoy in a very tranquil environment; ideal for a day of sports in the sand, boat trips, swimming and diving. It is a privileged place to observe a large number of exotic birds.

Pérula Beach is a simple place, ideal to enjoy with the family and disconnect from the city. Kitchen Island is one of the most recommended places.

Careyitos Beach (Costa Careyes)

Its name is due to the hawksbill turtle, which usually arrives in this area. It is a small paradise on the Costalegre, where you can go swimming without worrying about big waves. It is located 6 hours from Guadalajara, 2 hours from Manzanillo and 3 hours from Puerto Vallarta and is considered one of the hidden beaches in Jalisco.

Source: Zona Guadalajara